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Insch Station

Railway Station (19th Century)

Site Name Insch Station

Classification Railway Station (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Insch Station, Waiting Room And Footbridge

Canmore ID 112803

Site Number NJ62NW 57

NGR NJ 62951 27613

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Premnay
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

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Insch Station, 1854, Great North of Scotland Railway. Two-platform through station with, on up platform, a low stuccoed conceit, dated 1880, with two narrow wings to rear (U-plan), and a heavily consoled doorpiece flanked by triple windows with wooden mullions and transoms; prominent skewputs. Wooden signal box at level-crossing and good wooden footbridge.

Taken from "Aberdeenshire: Donside and Strathbogie - An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Ian Shepherd, 2006. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NJ62NW 57.00 62951 27613

For adjacent Station Hotel, see NJ62NW 118.

Station [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1982.

(Location cited as NJ 630 276). Opened 1854 by the Great North of Scotland Rly). A 2-platform through station with the main offices on the up platform in a single-storey rubble building, part harled, on a U-plan, with an ornamental gabled platform entrance, dated 1889. The down platform has a neat wooden shelter, and the platforms are linked by a wooden footbridge of standard GNoSR pattern.

J R Hume 1977.

Insch Station, 1854, Great North of Scotland Rly. Two-platform through station with, on up platform, a low stuccoed conceit, dated 1880, with two narrow wings to rear (U-plan) and a heavily consoled doorpiece flanked by triple windows with wooden mullions and transoms; prominent skewputs.

Wooden signal box at level crossing, and good wooden footbridge.

I Shepherd 1994.

This intermediate station on the Aberdeen-Inverness main line of the Great North of Scotland Rly. (subsequently grouped into the London and North-Eastern Rly.) was opened on 20 September 1854, and remains in use for regular passenger traffic.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 January 1997.

R V J Butt 1995.

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